The National Law Review(NLR) consolidates practice-oriented legal analysis from a variety of sources for easy access by lawyers, paralegals, law students, business executives, insurance professionals, accountants, compliance officers, human resource managers, and other professionals who wish to better understand specific legal issues relevant to their work.
The NLR Law Student Writing Competition offers law students the opportunity to submit articles for publication consideration on the NLR Web site.
Each month’s entries will be judged and the top two to four articles chosen will be published on the NLR website.
Submissions are now being accepted.
- Cyber-security Issues – Major data breaches, EU Privacy Shield, Wearable Devices,Medical Devices
- Election 2016 Coverage
- Tax Issues
- Constitutional Issues – First Amendment, Gun Control
- Employment Issues – Ban the Box Laws, Minimum Wage,Transgender Accommodations, Age/Sex Discrimination
Articles covering current issues related to other areas of the law may also be submitted.
How to Submit:
Entries for the November contest must be submitted via email by 5:00 pm Central Standard Time November 30, 2016. Winners will be published in early December.
For complete submission guidelines and accompanying materials go to:Submission Guidelines.
Why Students Should Submit Articles:
Students have the opportunity to publicly display their legal knowledge and skills.
The student’s photo, biography, and contact information will be posted with each article, allowing for professional recognition and exposure.
Winning articles are published alongside those written by respected attorneys from Am Law 200 and other prominent firms as well as from other respected professional associations.
Now more than ever, business development skills are expected from law firm associates earlier in their careers. NLR wants to give law students valuable experience generating consumer-friendly legal content of the sort which is included for publication in law firm client newsletters, law firm blogs, bar association journals and trade association publications.
Student postings will remain in the NLR online database for up to two years, easily accessed by potential employers.
See website for additional details.